The UnderPinned Freelance Business Accelerator 

Turn into a professional and profitable freelancer, fast

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10 modules

On-demand video lessons, premium events, and live expert Q&As 

Start date
Feb 1, 2022

Learn together with others or at your own pace

What you'll get
Practical advice

Only battle-tested methods to secure work and peace of mind

Who's it for
Freelancers

Elevate your game and turn into money-making professionals

Testimonials from our graduates

"This programme gave me the tools and confidence to take back control of my own life"
Katy Needham
Graphic designer
"The most comprehensive programme for professional freelancers"
Raz Widrich
Content strategist 
"Exceeded my expectations! No longer pretending to be a freelancer. I'm setting up a bang bang business"
Allie D'Almo
Copywriter

Who's the teacher? 

Albert Azis-Clauson started his career building a successful freelance business consultancy while running a media and arts company supporting emerging artists. He switched his attention to the freelance economy because he saw the opportunity to help freelancers at a grand scale. 

Since founding UnderPinned, Albert has successfully raised over £5 million, written articles for internationally renowned publications on freelancing, and judged the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. 

Now, Albert wants to help you build and establish your business into something more than a successful freelance career. He wants to help you make it something amazing and uniquely you.

The UnderPinned Freelance Business Accelerator

Bridge your knowledge gap and invest in your freelance future.

Next cohort starts Feb 1, 2022

Enrol now

Only for £199

  • 10 flexible online modules

  • Cohort-based learning

  • Live events & expert Q&As

  • Downloadable cheatsheets

  • 50k freelance community

  • Dedicated success manager

  • Premium Virtual Office account

  •  Portfolio builder & invoicing tool

Who's the accelerator for?

New to freelancing
Lower uncertainty with guided support
Early-stage freelancers
Bypass obstacles and build a strong network
Part-time freelancers
Solidify your side gigs with best practices
Full-time freelancers 
Go back to basics and elevate your brand

What will you do in UFBA?  

  • Create an effective value proposition

  • Build a stand-out portfolio

  • Find new clients

  • Price your work

  • Increase your worth

Unsure about joining the UFBA?

Come to one of our free webinars with the CEO of UnderPinned to get a taste of the programme!

What you’ll learn:
  • Thinking like a money-making freelancer
  • Building a professional value proposition
  • Finding the best clients for you
  • Live Q&A
We will send you reminders before the masterclass begins, so you won't miss it. We will also add your address to our freelance best practices newsletter mailing list! Unsubscribe at any time.

How is this going to work?

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Watch 10 modules
At your own pace
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Read the cheatsheets
Download it for the future!
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Complete the worksheets
Plan a strategy
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Pass the quizzes
Unlock the next module
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Join weekly Q&As
Close any open gaps
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Build your network
Give and get advice
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Get your certificate
Share it on social media!

Ask us about the UFBA 1:1

Book a session with a member of UnderPinned or speak to one of our recent graduates! We'll put you directly in touch with one.

Contact Becky on our team

UFBA Syllabus

Module 2
Why are you freelancing?
  • Vision
  • Mission statement
  • Business goals
5 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 3
What's your proposition?
  • Problem & solution
  • Niche
  • Competitive edge
9 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 4
How's your portfolio?
  • 10 second rule
  • Best practices 
  • Making it stand out
9 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 5
What's your rate?
  • Your bottom line
  • Pricing strategies
  • Negotiation
12 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 6
How do you find & engage with clients?
  • Building a network
  • Prospects & outreach
  • Pitching & storytelling
15 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 7
How do you manage your finances?
  • Invoicing
  • Expenses
  • Taxes
7 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 8
How do you position yourself as authority?
  • Personal branding
  • Content strategy
  • Lead by teaching
7 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 9
How do you increase your worth?
  • Contracts
  • Pension & insurance
  • Increasing your price
7 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 1
How do you turn pro?
  • The pro freelancer mindset
  • 8 components of a freelance biz
  • The end result
6 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A
Module 10
What can you teach-back?
  • Setting boundaries
  • Dealing with failure 
  • When things go wrong
10 videos
Worksheet
Cheatsheet
Growth
challenge
Live Q&A

Here's what our grads had to say ✨

The UnderPinned Way...

You won't just leave UFBA knowing what to do, you'll graduate having already done it. 

If you're not satisfied with UFBA within a week you can get your money back

Who are we?

UnderPinned is a global startup that helps professionals turn their passion into business 

Find Work

Use our Find Clients and Portfolio systems to easily pursue freelance work and build bespoke portfolios

Manage Work

All the tools you need, from contact management, tasks and calendars to organise your client work

Get Paid

Contracts and easy to make commission-free invoices to make sure you get paid on time

FAQ

What is the total duration of the video lessons?

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5 hours in total. The duration of each module ranges between 10 to 30 minutes. 

What is a cohort-based programme?

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You'll complete modules with an international group of learners and collaborate with them in an exclusive freelance community space. You're not alone. 

Will I have access to videos and resources once the programme is over? 

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Yes, you will have access for 6 months after enrolling in the programme. You can also download our PDF resources. Towards the end of this time period, we will send you a nudge to consider becoming a premium UnderPinned member and keep your access to the programme.

Do I have to pass any tasks or tests to complete the programme?

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Yes and no. At the end of each module, you'll have to complete a short quiz to unlock the next module. But our quizzes are there to check your understanding and not to block you. 

What happens to my premium Virtual Office account when I finish the programme? 

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Upon enrolling, you receive six months of full access to the UnderPinned Virtual Office. When this time period ends, you'll be charged £20 a month unless you opt out. You can do so easily via your personal UnderPinned account.

I'm relatively new to freelancing, is this programme suitable for beginners? 

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Definitely, yes. Our mission is to help you transition from being an amateur into a professional. Use this programme to build an effective roadmap for your freelance business. 

I'm an experienced freelancer, is this programme suitable for me? 

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Yes. The rationale behind this programme is to ensure you have a strong foundation to continuously land good work. However, we do encourage you to review the syllabus and think about how proficient you are with each skill. 

Turn into a professional freelancer with UFBA

Learn to price your work, position yourself as an authority , and pitch your value to customers 

Next cohort starts Feb 1, 2022
Enrol now

Only for £199

What will you learn?

Strategy
  • Defining your vision & goals
  • Setting goals
  • Value Proposition
Finances
  • Pricing
  • Pension & insurance
  • Contracts
Clients
  • Smart outreach
  • Pitching
  • Invoicing
Competitive edge
  • Killer portfolio
  • Personal branding
  • Setting boundaries
Bonus Resources
  • Accounting with Finmo
  • Protecting your freelance business
  • Being creative 24/7